The LuxxLounge at Frankfurt airport is an independently operated pay-in lounge located landside (outside security) right across the Sheraton hotel. While a few airlines contract the LuxxLounge for their premium passengers, most patrons tend to be visitors who purchased access or are members of a lounge access program such as Priority Pass. The LuxxLounge does not require a boarding pass for access, so it may be used as a departure or arrival facility, or even just while waiting for a friend at the airport.
Physically, the lounge is a series of long and somewhat narrow rooms in a row. Past the reception desk is a first sitting area, followed by bathrooms and showers, then a small dining area. Then comes another sitting area and finally two meeting rooms. The space is somewhat dark – while there are windows, their exposure is such that little light actually gets in. With dark wood panels and furniture and individual lamps, the design plays on this dark theme, giving the space a warm, cozy and chic, albeit somewhat bare and old-fashioned vibe.
The seats are comfortable and many come with footstools. Power outlets are available to the trained eye (not at every seat.) The first room is designated as a cell-phone free zone and is very quiet.
The buffet is decidedly basic, with a selection of snacks, hot dogs, and cheese cubes – we wish there was at least one healthy option. Soft drinks, beers, and bottom shelf wines and alcoholic beverages are complimentary, premium wines and Champagne may be purchased.
Two showers are available for a fee (5 euros for Priority Pass users) and, provided there isn’t much of a wait, make the LuxxLounge a convenient option for arriving passengers who wish to freshen up in the morning and do not have access to the Lufthansa Welcome Lounge.
Other amenities include complimentary magazines and a business center with work cubicles and a printer. Two conference rooms are available for a fee.
LuxxLounge bottom line
Overall, the LuxxLounge at Frankfurt airport is a quiet, relaxing lounge that doubles as a convenient arrivals facility for Priority Pass members. Whether it is worth the full cost of a one-time pass or an annual subscription is however highly debatable considering the limited food offerings. Also be sure to allow plenty of time to reach your gate if you’re departing, since the central location means that the lounge is equally far from all gates, and security lines can be long.
You may have access to LuxxLounge as a premium customer of one of the following airlines, or as an elite member of their frequent flyer program. Check the Access rules tab for more details.
Access for eligible customers traveling on the following Star Alliance member airlines only.
Access for eligible customers traveling on the following oneworld member airlines only.
Qatar Airways (QR)
Air Malta (KM) Condor (DE) El Al (LY) Tunisair (TU)
The following passengers have access:Note: The Luxx lounge welcomes all airport visitors. A boarding pass is not required to use the facility.
- Anyone, for a 30 euro fee. Children 2-6 years are admitted for a reduced fee starting from € 15.
- LuxxLounge members (+1 guest)
- Passengers holding an airline-issued invitation card.
- Priority Pass members (+children under 2 years, free; additional services such as showers, extra)
- Diners Club card holders.
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